Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 2/7/19

– BKN: As Injuries Start To Catch Up To The Nets, What The Pending Returns Of Caris LeVert And Allen Crabbe Mean (from Michael Scotto, The Athletic)
– BKN: Behind The Nets’ Success Is A Carefully Crafted Culture And, Finally, A Clue (from Harvey Araton, New York Times)
– BOS: Marcus Smart Is East’s Most Accurate Three-Point Shooter Since January 1 (from Bryan Kalbrosky, HoopsHype)
– CHI: After The 200th Loss Of His NBA Career, Zach Lavine Can Only Hope Otto Porter Will Help Him Win (from Jon Greenberg, The Athletic)
 DAL: Dallas Mavericks’ Salary Breakdown (from HoopsHype Salary Database)
– DET: Pistons Deal With Lakers Better Positions Them To Fill Needs For 2020 And Beyond (from Keith Langlois, Detroit Pistons Web Editor)
– GSW: NBA Daily: Alfonzo McKinnie’s Road To The NBA (from David Yapkowitz, Basketball Insiders)
– LAC: Clippers’ Big Trade Has Brought Them Assets To Build For The Future, Now Or This Summer (from Andrew Grief, LA Times)
– LAC: The Clippers Pivot Again, This Time To Build The West’s Next Super Team (from Wes Goldberg, FanSided)
 LAL: How The Stabbing Death Of His Transgender Sibling Shaped Newest Laker Reggie Bullock (from Arash Markazi, LA Times)
– LAL: Lakers Understand The Cautionary Tale Of Giving Up Too Many Draft Picks For A Star (from Tania Ganguli, LA Times)
MIL: Brook Lopez Is The Bucks’ 3-Point Shooting Avenger (from Martenzie Johnson, The Undefeated)
– ORL: Inside The Magic: Want To Trade Nikola Vucevic, Orlando Fans? Be Careful What You Wish For (from Josh Robbins, The Athletic)
– ORL: Stress Fracture Could Cost Magic’s Mo Bamba Remainder Of His Rookie Season (from Josh Robbins, The Athletic)
– PHI: The 76ers Upcoming Offseason Will Have Historic Luxury Tax Obligations (from yossinba, SixersWire)
– PHI: In Trading For Tobias Harris, The Sixers Have Chosen Their Course (from Dan Devine, The Ringer)
– PHI: 8 Possible Reasons For The 76ers Going All-In With The Tobias Harris And Jimmy Butler Trades (from Kristian Winfield, SB Nation)
PHI: Will The Sixers’ Big Deal Be Enough? (from Chris Herring, FiveThirtyEight)
– SAC: Kings Trades: When Human Emotions Collide With Business Side Of Basketball (from Jason Anderson, Sacramento Bee)
– WAS: Otto Porter Jr. Was A Luxury The Cap-Strapped Wizards Could No Longer Afford (from Ben Golliver, Washington Post)
– WAS: After 7 Years, Washington Was More Than Just Place Of Business For Otto Porter (from Ben Standig, NBC Sports)
– WAS: Why Bobby Portis And Jabari Parker Were Exactly What The Wizards Were Looking For (from Chase Hughes, NBC Sports Washington)
– Forbes Says Knicks Most Valuable Team, Worth $4B (from The Associated Press)
Trade Grades: Sixers Go All-In For Tobias Harris While Clippers Reload For The Offseason (from Jeremy Woo, Sports Illustrated)

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